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The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is home to Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science with a theoretical peak performance exceeding 20 petaflops (quadrillion calculations per second). 11.18.13PRESS RELEASE

Accelerating Scientific Discovery and InnovationExternal link

Two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science will share nearly 6 billion core hours on 59 research projects through the 2014 INCITE awards. Read More »

11.15.13PRESS RELEASE

President Obama to Nominate Franklin Orr and Marc Kastner for DOE Leadership Posts

Franklin Orr tapped to serve as Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Science and Marc Kastner as Director of the Office of Science. Read More »

Zooming in on the Geobacter-Gonorrhea composite shows how the aromatic residues (teal balloon-like structures) bulge from the surface of pilin proteins (variously colored helical structures) within the fiber. 11.14.13FROM THE LABS

Structure of Bacterial Nanowire Protein Hints at Secrets of ConductionExternal link

Electrically conducting bacteria important for energy, environment and technology. Read More »

11.13.13FROM THE LABS

Iowa State, Ames Lab Engineers Develop Real-Time, 3-D Teleconferencing TechnologyExternal link

A pair of Ames Lab and Iowa State researchers have developed 3-D teleconferencing technology that's live, real-time and streaming at 30 frames per second. Read More »

11.12.13FROM THE LABS

Taking a New Look at Carbon NanotubesExternal link

Two of the biggest challenges in carbon nanotube research have been met with the development by Berkeley Lab researchers of a technique that can be used to identify the structure of an individual carbon nanotube and characterize its electronic and optical properties in a functional device.
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DNA linkers allow different kinds of nanoparticles to self-assemble and form relatively large-scale nanocomposite arrays.11.12.13FROM THE LABS

Complementary Chemistry and Matched Materials

Brookhaven Lab researchers use history’s most successful matchmaker to pair up particles and create new materials with desired properties. Read More »

11.08.13FROM THE LABS

MAGIC Takes a BowExternal link

As the Horizon Spirit sailed into port in Los Angeles at the end of September, the U.S. Department of Energy's ARM Climate Research Facility notched another milestone for climate science. Read More »

11.07.13FROM THE LABS

New Director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute AnnouncedExternal link

The Joint Global Change Research Institute has announced its new director will be Ghassem Asrar, who brings experience to the institute from the World Climate Research Programme, NASA, USDA and academia. Read More »

The Large Area Picosecond Photodetector (LAPPD) collaboration has developed cheaper, larger, more robust microchannel plates, seen here at a test facility at Argonne.11.06.13FROM THE LABS

Bright Ideas and Better Detectors

Cross-disciplinary collaboration including scientists from Argonne and Fermi national laboratories develops larger, more precise photodetectors for the market. Read More »

11.06.13ARTICLE

How Particle Physics Can Save Your LifeExternal link

From new medicines to cancer treatment, the tools of particle physics play an important role in hospitals around the world. Read More »

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